Dr. Joyce Tsoi
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Centre for Civil Society and Governance at the University of Hong Kong
Joyce leads the Global Supply Chain Sustainability Team at VF Corporation. Joyce has over 19 years of industry experience in multiple industry sectors including apparel and footwear, banking, electronics, hardgoods, sporting goods, supermarkets and grocery stores in Europe and US. She is actively involved in driving corporate and industry sustainability efforts with key internal and external stakeholders, working in collaboration with other international brands, Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (German Corporation of International Corporation GIZ), International Finance Corporation (IFC), United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) and the Apparel Impact Institute (AII). She believes in a collaborative and holistic approach to drive positive environmental change.
With the aim of contributing to a green, low carbon and sustainable economy where VF operates, Joyce spearheads a number of key programs to identify practical means of addressing different environmental sustainability topics including environmental compliance program, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Higg Index environmental impact measurement program, Science Based Targets (SBT), energy efficiency and renewable energy program to enable VF to measure it’s global supply chain environmental impacts and adopt new technologies to conserve resources, prevent pollution and improving the environment and climate change.
Joyce graduated from University College London, U.K. with a B.Eng. (Hons) degree in Chemical Engineering. She holds a Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Environmental Engineering from Imperial College London, U.K. and a PhD. in Environmental Management and Sustainability from the University of Hong Kong. In addition to her academic credentials, Joyce is a certified carbon auditor, ISO 14001 lead auditor and a fellow member of the Institution of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM) U.K. She has conducted over 200 social compliance and environmental audits and over 100 trainings to a wide range of different organisations around the globe.
A passionate supporter of education in Hong Kong and UK. She was a Research Fellow at Brunel University London, U.K. involved in sustainable innovation research and teaching on sustainable supply chain management. She is a Honorary Senior Lecturer on environmental management at University of Hong Kong since 2016.